PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Elijah Palmer scored 19 points as Duquesne
made better than half their shots to beat Xavier 71-58 on Wednesday
Duquesne (6-8, 1-2 Atlantic 10) hit their first nine shots from
the field and shot 53.1 percent (24-69) from the field while
holding Xavier (9-5, 1-1) to 38.3 percent shooting (18-47).The Dukes led by as many 15 points in the second half and held
off the Musketeers, who cut the lead to five points, 61-56, with
5:02 remaining in the game.Bryant McAllister and Ron Dokes both had 13 points for Duquesne.Romain Sato led all players with 21 points for Xavier and Lionel
Chalmers added 18 points.